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Boston Hop-on Hop-off Trolley Tour

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Overview
Explore the Cradle of Liberty easily and economically with a one or two-day Hop-on Hop-off bus pass. The route includes 19 stops at popular attractions and landmarks, including the Historic North End and Boston Tea Party Ships. Hop off at whichever appeals to you, then catch the next bus when you’re ready for another destination. You can also stay on the bus and enjoy a panoramic loop around the city.
Highlights
  • Create your own sightseeing itinerary
  • Explore Boston at your own pace
  • Get free admission to the Old State House
  • Choose a one or two-day bus pass
What to Expect
Itinerary
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Stop At: Faneuil Hall Marketplace, 1 Faneuil Hall Sq Quincy Market, Boston, MA 02109-1604

Stop At: 200 Atlantic Ave, Boston, MA 02110, USA

Stop #1: Faneuil Hall. Stop #1 is our primary staging and ticketing area, located at 200 Atlantic Avenue, directly on the end of the Marriott Long Wharf Hotel. Stop # 1 is also directly across the street from Faneuil Hall Marketplace, and immediately next door to Christopher Columbus Park.

Stop At: New England Aquarium, 1 Central Wharf, Boston, MA 02110-3309

Stop At: 561 Commercial Street, Boston, MA 02109, USA

Stop #2: Historic North End. Stop #2 is at 561 Commercial Street, in front of the Steriti Ice Rink. Stand at the bus stop located at the corner of Commercial Street and Hull Street. It is located about two blocks east from the Charlestown Bridge.

Stop At: Old North Church & Historic Site, 193 Salem St, Boston, MA 02113-1123

Stop At: Charlestown Navy Yard Ferry Terminal, 4 Constellation Wharf, Boston, MA 02129, USA

Stop #3: USS Constitution and Museum. Stop #3 is located directly in front of Gate #1 at the Charlestown Navy Yard. The driveway and Gate #1 are just off of Constitution Road, one block down from the cross street of Chelsea Street.

Stop At: USS Constitution Museum, Bldg 22 Charlestown Navy Yard Charlestown, Boston, MA 02129

Stop At: 135 Causeway St, Boston, MA 02114, USA

Stop #4: North Station / TD Garden. Stop #4 is on the Westbound side of Causeway Street at Portal Park in front of the Bobby Orr Statue (hockey player). Diagonally across the street is a restaurant called Tavern on the Square.

Stop At: Bunker Hill Monument, Monument Square, Boston, MA 02129

Stop At: 4 State St, Boston, MA 02109, USA

Stop #5: Downtown Crossing / Historic District. Stop #5 is on State Street, directly across from the Old State House Museum. The trolley picks up at the glass bus shelter that's on the brick plaza across the street from the Old State House.

Stop At: TD Garden, 100 Legends Way, Boston, MA 02114-1300

Stop At: 350 Main St, Cambridge, MA 02142, USA

Stop #6: Cambridge / MIT / Harvard. Stop #6 is located on the east bound side of Main Street at Ames. The stop is directly across the street from Legal Seafoods. 400 Main Street.

Stop At: Boston Massacre Site, 206 Washington St, Boston, MA 02109-1702

Stop At: 70 Charles St, Boston, MA 02114, USA

Stop #7: Beacon Hill / Antique Row. Stop #7 is located on Charles Street at the corner of Mount Vernon. The Tatte Bakery and Café is on that corner and a Peet’s Coffee Shop is directly across the street.

Stop At: Old South Meeting House, 310 Washington St, Boston, MA 02108-4616

Stop At: 84 Beacon St, Boston, MA 02108, USA

Stop #8: Cheers Bar. The trolley picks up directly in front of Cheers, near the corner of Brimmer.

Stop At: Old State House, 206 Washington St, Boston, MA 02109-1702

Stop At: 40 Dalton St, Boston, MA 02115, USA

Stop #9: Prudential Center / Skywalk Observatory. Stop #9 is located between the Hilton entrance and the USPS mailbox.

Stop At: Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), 77 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139-4307

Stop At: 120 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02116, USA

Stop #10: Christian Science Plaza / Symphony Hall. Stop #10 is located directly in front of the Colonnade Hotel, at 120 Huntington Avenue, near the corner of West Newton Street. The stop is directly across the street from the Shops at Prudential Center, and diagonally across from the Christian Science Center plaza.

Stop At: Between Beacon St and Cambridge St Beacon Hill, Boston, MA 02108

Stop At: 110 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02116, USA

Stop #11: Copley Place Mall. Stop #11 In front of the Marriott Copley Place Hotel. The trolley stops at the traffic light at the exit of the Marriott Copley Place Carriage Way.

Stop At: Boston Common, 139 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02111-1318

Stop At: Boylston St & Clarendon St, Boston, MA 02116, USA

Stop #12: Copley Square / Trinity Church. Stop #12 is on Boylston Street on the north side of Trinity at the bus shelter near the Phillips Brooks Statue.

Stop At: Prudential Center, 800 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02199

Stop At: Charles Street South & Boylston Street, Charles St S & Boylston St, Boston, MA 02116, USA

Stop #13: Trolley Stop Store / Welcome Center. Stop #13 is located at the corner of Charles Street South and Boylston, directly across from the Boston Common, and diagonally across from the Boston Public Garden. The trolley pulls in directly in front of our souvenir shop called The Trolley Stop.

Stop At: Skywalk Observatory, 800 Boylston Street Prudential Center, Boston, MA 02199

Stop At: Beacon Street & Park Street, Beacon St & Park St, Boston, MA 02108, USA

Stop #14: Beacon Hill / Boston Common. Stop #14 is located at the top of Beacon Hill, directly across from the Massachusetts State House, and on same side of the street as the Boston Common. There is a large outdoor sculpture near the corner of Park Street. The trolley pulls in next to the large granite staircase just before the monument.

Stop At: The Christian Science Plaza, 250 Massachusetts Ave, Boston, MA 02115-3501

Stop At: 313 Congress St, Boston, MA 02210, USA

Stop #15: Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum. Stop #15 is located between the MBTA bus stop signs, directly in front of 313 Congress Street. It is located exactly opposite the Congress Street entrance to the Children Museum.

Stop At: Symphony Hall, 301 Massachusetts Ave, Boston, MA 02115-4511

Stop At: 245 Summer St, Boston, MA 02205, USA

Stop #16: South Station. Stop #16 is located at the MBTA bus shelter, in front of 245 Summer Street. People arriving in Boston at South Station should be sure they exit South Station on the Summer Street side and walk to their right 75 feet to the MBTA bus shelter at 245 Summer.

Stop At: Copley Place, 100 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02116-6506

Stop At: 425 Summer St, Boston, MA 02210, USA

Stop #17: Boston Convention Center. Stop #17 is located directly in front of main entrance to the Westin Waterfront Hotel, next door to the Boston Convention & Exposition Center. The trolley pulls into the hotel's driveway, off of Summer Street, and stops right in front of the hotel's front door.

Stop At: Copley Square, 560 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02116-3603

Stop At: Boston Fish Pier, Boston, MA 02210, USA

Stop #18: Boston Fish Pier. Stop #18 is located in the Seaport District on Seaport Blvd. at the western corner of the entrance to the Boston Fish Pier directly across from D Street.

Stop At: Trinity Church, 206 Boylston St Copley Square, Boston, MA 02116-3916

Stop At: Boston Public Library, 700 Boylston St At Copley Sq., Boston, MA 02116-2813

Stop At: Freedom Trail, Boston, MA 02109

Stop At: Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum, 306 Congress St, Boston, MA 02210-1027

Stop At: Boston Children's Museum, 308 Congress St, Boston, MA 02210-1016

Stop At: Boston Convention & Exhibition Center, 415 Summer St, Boston, MA 02210-1709

Stop At: Boston Seaport, Seaport Blvd & Boston Wharf Rd, Boston, MA 02210
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Important Information
Inclusions
  • Trolley tour
  • Narration by professional tour conductor
  • All taxes
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Entrance fees to attractions unless noted
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Food and drinks
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Parking is available at the Boston Common Parking Garage which is underneath the Boston Common. It is located on South Charles Street and right down the street from trolley stop #13.
  • Complete loop takes 1 hour and 45 minutes to complete (no stops)
  • Wheelchair accessible, please advise at time of booking if a wheelchair-accessible trolley is required
  • Please exchange your voucher with Historic Tours of America for the Old Town Trolley Tour of Boston ticket which will be stamped with the date. This can be exchanged at Stop #1. You may begin the tour at any boarding location and the voucher will be collected at Stop #1.
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Pets are welcome
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travellers can participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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LauriH44 wrote a review Nov 2019
466 contributions73 helpful votes
Our vacation package included tickets to the trolley, so the decision was made for us to go - but really glad we went. One of the best ways to see a lot of Boston without taking Lyfts, etc. It stopped at all the main historic areas to visit and we never had to wait long for a
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Date of experience: October 2019
Response from Jennifer G, Guest Relations Manager at Boston Hop-on Hop-off Trolley Tour
Responded 5 days ago
Vacation time is special and we a happy you chose to spend some with us. Thank you for the wonderful review, we look forward to hosting your again soon.
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Christine R wrote a review Nov 2019
6 contributions4 helpful votes
The trolley was not worth the money at all. You can’t rwally see sites. The plastic windows made it impossible to take pictures. There were stops you couldn’t get on because it was overcrowded.
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Date of experience: November 2019
Response from Jennifer G, Guest Relations Manager at Boston Hop-on Hop-off Trolley Tour
Responded 5 days ago
Please accept our apologies for the delay and overloads that you experienced. We offer a satisfaction guarantee located on the customer service page of our website.
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Patti C wrote a review Nov 2019
56 contributions3 helpful votes
We decided on this particular Trolley tour as it included a second day. We took advantage Of the discount price for the Boston tea party Tour and the free State house visit. We rode the Trolley twice and our tour guides Regan and Giovanni were Fun and informative! Great value
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Date of experience: November 2019
Response from Jennifer G, Guest Relations Manager at Boston Hop-on Hop-off Trolley Tour
Responded 5 days ago
We will be sure to share you comments with both drivers. They will be delighted to hear that helped you make memories. Thank you for the review.
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Voyage828795 wrote a review Nov 2019
7 contributions
Yesterday I booked a historic site tour of Boston, City of Massachusetts! Informative, funny witty and not a dull moment because it mixed history,e.g. USS Constitution, American Independence War/Revolution/ Secession then Cheers, word nuances typical or particularities for the
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Date of experience: November 2019
Response from Inspire32764340282, Guest Relations Manager at Boston Hop-on Hop-off Trolley Tour
Responded 2 weeks ago
Thank so much for taking the time to write such a nice review and we are so pleased that you had such a good time. We look forward to having you come back and visiting us again!
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Vincent D wrote a review Nov 2019
1,174 contribution302 helpful votes
At $42 each we thought this tour was expensive. Initially we thought we could hop on and pay the driver. this was not the case we had to book on line or by telephone from our hotel. We had three different drivers/ guides. The Cowboy was more interested in health and safety than
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Date of experience: November 2019
Response from Jennifer G, Guest Relations Manager at Boston Hop-on Hop-off Trolley Tour
Responded 5 days ago
Hello Vincent, We are sorry our tour did not meet your expectations. Please take advantage of our satisfaction guarantee located on the customer service page of our website.
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